Activities & Excursions in Zanzibar, Tanzania

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General

A stay at the SeVi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar is quiet and relaxing, but never boring. There is plenty to experience in the hotel on the beach and outside the grounds.

A trip to Zanzibar is never complete without a visit to a spice farm – or a shamba – which is why we recommend visiting one on the way to Jozani. There you can familiarize yourself with the cultivation and production techniques and enjoy a spice smelling and tasting tour.

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Spa

Realising that an exotic holiday cannot be complete without the ultimate in spa and wellness facilities, the staff and staff at SeVi Zanzibar have created a sanctuary for the senses amidst its tropical gardens of colourful blooms and fragrant herbs. Relax and enjoy the salty breeze while the trained staff rejuvenate your tanned skin with premium local cosmetics from Inaya Zanzibar.

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Strand & Pools

SeVi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar is set in a beautiful bay lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. You can relax on the fine white sand at any time and watch the fishermen gliding on the waves in their ngalawas, traditional wooden boats. Depending on the tides, swimming in the sea is also a popular pastime at the beachfront hotel. Alternatively, there is an infinity pool and a leisure pool, as well as a chill-out pool in our spa area.

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Family holiday

Although the SeVi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar is mainly frequented by adults, it is still a family-friendly destination, so your little ones will also find an inviting tropical oasis to relax and play in Zanzibar.

Please note that the SeVi Boutique Hotel only accepts guests over the age of 12.

Children’s rates are always available upon request. We will be happy to provide you and your family with a personalized offer.

Experiences

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Events

There is so much to celebrate when you indulge your wanderlust. If you choose Tanzania as your wedding destination to renew your vows, elope, celebrate your anniversary or just to get together with friends and family, SeVi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar is the perfect place to make the most of your special occasion.

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Diving and snorkelling

You don’t have to scour the entire island to find dive instructors. The PADI dive centre Dive Point in Matemwe with its certified staff organises unforgettable diving and snorkelling trips for all skill levels. You can explore the deep blue of the bay or take a trip to Mnemba Island to observe corals or the various marine animals, such as the green turtles and dolphins.

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Day trip to Stone Town

Located 55 km from SeVi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar, the UNESCO-listed Stone Town – Mji Mkongwe – on the west coast of Unguja can be reached by car in about an hour and a half. It is a maze of narrow streets flanked by African, Arab, Persian, Indian and even European architectural structures, most built of reddish coral stone. Take your time to explore this ancient side of the island’s capital and admire the intricate details of the architectural design and the rich carvings and bas-reliefs on the doors.

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Spice farm and Jozani forest

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park is about 70 kilometres from SeVi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar and can be reached in about one and a half hours by car. It is a protected area known for its endemic population of red Zanzibar colobus monkeys. There is an information centre and a nature trail where you can experience more wonders of the rainforest. The area is also recommended for activities such as bird watching and nature walks.

A trip to Zanzibar is never complete without a visit to a spice farm – or a shamba – which is why we recommend visiting one on the way to Jozani. There you can learn about the cultivation and production techniques and enjoy a spice smelling and tasting tour.

Excursions & Activities

Day-Safari in Tanzania

Take the opportunity to go on a day safari to a national park in Tanzania Starting from the SeVi Hotel Zanzibar, there are several destinations for a day safari. You will be picked up directly at the hotel early in the morning, taken to the plane or boat and visit a national park on the Tanzanian mainland accompanied by a guide. We offer day safaris in the following national parks:

  • Serengeti National Park
  • Selous Game Reserve
  • Mkomazi National Park
  • Mikumi National Park
  • Saadani National Park

What else is there to experience in Zanzibar?

Do you want to explore the island and its wildlife or relax in the spa area and on the beach? The Sevi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar is the perfect place for this.